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It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the ...
Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a produc ...
The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attach ...
Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is invol ...
Man's characteristic privilege is that the bond he accepts is not physical but moral; that is, social. He is governed not by a mat ...
One cannot long remain so absorbed in contemplation of emptiness without being increasingly attracted to it. In vain one bestows o ...
From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its ...
Too cheerful a morality is a loose morality; it is appropriate only to decadent peoples and is found only among them.
There is no society known where a more or less developed criminality is not found under different forms. No people exists whose mo ...
The man whose whole activity is diverted to inner meditation becomes insensible to all his surroundings. If he loves, it is not to ...
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